ordering a T610: what options?
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Thu Sep 30 08:00:29 CDT 2010
I am about to order a T610 but find some options baffling.
This will be a backup server with 8 sata disks running linux software
raid (raid6 mdadm). So it needs no raid hardware, just a competent sata
Here are my questions:
- what "Raid Connectivity" (C0 to C16) should I select?
- which "Raid Controller" is the best in plain JBOD mode? Which will
allow 'smartctl' to monitor the individual disks' health?
- do I need to order 8 disks from Dell to get 8 sata hotplug trays
- which is best among low-voltage/standard UDIMM/RDIMM ? (there is also
an "Others" RAM choice, what is that?)
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